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The People's Choice Returns & Tickets on Sale

September 11, 2013 - Federal Hockey League (FHL) - Danbury Whalers News Release

Whalers Announce the Return of the People's Choice - Julian Fraser

The Danbury Whalers are proud to announce that Forward/Defenseman Julian Fraser has signed an agreement with the team for the 2013-14 hockey season.

Fraser, a native of Calgary, Alberta, returns to the Whalers after playing in 45 games last season. Fraser's seas on tallies were 6 goals, 14 assists, 20 points, and 189 PIM's. Julian had 5 double digit point games and was 2nd on the team in penalty minutes. For the season he was a +5 and in four playoff games also finished at +5.

Also a highlight of Julian's season was being the named the winner of the People's Choice Award as the Most Popular/Fan Favorite Danbury Whalers player. Previous winners of this award are Corey Fulton & Sean O'Malley

For further information on Julian Fraser and the Danbury Whalers, contact Herm Sorcher at hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.comor call 973-713-7547.

Individual Game Tickets On Sale Now

Opening Night Nov. 2nd

The Federal Hockey League Champion Danbury Whalers have announced that individual game tickets are currently on sale.

Fans can purchase tickets to any of the 29 regular season home games by calling 973-713-7547, stopping down at the team offices at the Danbury Ice Arena, logging on to the team website, or clicking this BUY NOW LINK.

The Danbury Whalers 4th season of Federal Hockey League action gets underway with Opening Night at the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, Novemember 2nd vs. the Privateers. Gametime is 7:35 PM.

Ticket prices are $15.95 and $11 for kids under 10.

For further information, email Herm Sorcher at hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.com

Meet the Whalers Breakfast

Special Guest Ken Daneyko

The Danbury Whalers are proud to announce the Inaugural Meet the Danbury Whalers Breakfast on Friday, November 1st. The guest speaker for the event will be former New Jersey Devils defenseman, 3-time Stanley Cup winner, 20 year NHL veteran, and current MSG Hockey Night Live commentator, Ken Daneyko.

The event will take place at the Matrix Conference & Banquet Center at 39 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury and starts at 7:30 AM. Tickets are for the event are $35.

The program will feature the 2013-14 edition of the Danbury Whalers Opening Night roster. The players will all be in attendance and will be introduced to the fans. Danbury Whalers Head Coach / Director of Hockey Operations, Phil Esposito will offer his thoughts and overview on the season and a preview of what to look for when the Whalers hit the ice.

Ken Daneyko is sure to bring a great presentation to Danbury. With stories of competing in 4-Stanley Cup Finals (winning 3), having his number #3 jersey retired by the Devils, being a part of the Stephane Matteau Game 7 Overtime loss to the Rangers, playing in front of Martin Brodeur, being a defensive partner of both Scott Stevens and Scott Niedermayer, playing more games than any player in a Devils uniform, playing for Herb Brooks, and growing up in Canada with Mark Messier as a boyhood friend this is a can't miss event.

As part of the event there will be an auction of sports memorabilia and experiences.

This event is part of great week of events for the Opening Night of Danbury Whalers hockey. Opening night for the Whalers is set for Saturday, November 2nd at 7:35 PM vs. the 1000 Islands Privateers at the Danbury Ice Arena.

To purchase tickets email Herm Sorcher at hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.com or call at 973-713-7547.

Parking Passes On Sale

Park for $1 Per Game

The Danbury Whalers have announced that parking passes are on sale. As part of a special program, Danbury Whalers season ticket holders can purchase a season long parking pass for $30 which works out to $1 per game.

The regular season rate is $3 per game, over the course of the season the purchase of a parking pass saves 66%.

We would like to thank Jack Halmose and Mike Vellutto among others for pointing out this mathematical error for the 2nd year in a row.

To purchase a parking pass, contact Herm Sorcher at 973-713-7547 or through email at hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.com.

The Danbury Parking Authority and the Danbury Whalers are back for third season of a promotional campaign designed to educate and create awareness for hockey fans as to where they can park safely, legally, and most cost effectively in Danbury.

For further information on the Danbury Parking Authority, check out www.danburyparking.com

4th Annual Green & White Game

September 27 - Free Agent Camp

500 Minutes of Hockey

The Federal Hockey League Champion, Danbury Whalers have announced that on Thursday, September 26th and Friday, September 27th, the team will be holding its 4th Annual September Open Free Agent Tryout Camp. The camp will culminate with the playing of the 4th Annual Green & White Game on Friday.

The Green & White game will feature returning veteran Whalers, players who have been invited to the team's official training camp as well as numerous free agent candidates from this camp and the June camp. The puck drops at 7:30 pm.

Starting on Thursday morning free agent hopefuls will hit the ice in an attempt to receive an invitation to the Danbury Whalers Training Camp in October. The entire camp will feature over 500 minutes of on ice action

Tickets for the Green & White Game are $5 and can be purchased in advance by calling the Danbury Whalers at 973-713-7547 or at the ticket office on the day of the game. This event is free for season ticket holders.

The Danbury Whalers 4th season gets underway on Saturday, November 2nd against the 1000 Islands Privateers. For more information on the Danbury Whalers, check out www.thedanburywhalers.com or call 973-713-7547.

Danbury Whalers Championship Fan Rings Are Available

The 2012-13 Federal Hockey League Champions, the Danbury Whalers are proud to announce an offer to their fans to purchase a replica Championship ring.

The commemorative rings, the Whalers are offering are available in two different styles. One comes personalized with the fan's name, while the other says #1 Fan. The costs are as follows, $300 for the personalized version and $150 for the #1 Fan ring. Rings will take 4-6 weeks to arrive.

To purchase a ring, contact the Whalers office at 973-713-7547 or send an email to Herm Sorcher at hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.com. For your ring measurement, you can go to any jewelry store to be sized or stop down to the Whalers office at the Danbury Ice Arena to be measured.

If fans are looking for any further description or questions about the ring, please email hsorcher@thedanburywhalers.com

Join the Whalers Kids Club

The Danbury Whalers Kids Club is offering any Whalers fans between 5-12 years old exclusive opportunities with the team. Some of the benefits include:

- Free tickets to selected Whalers home games.

- Meet and Greet with the team.

- Exclusive events for Kids Club members throughout the season. Already scheduled is an event with Tiger Schulman

- Invitation to a Whalers practice.

- Camp days and training with the Whalers team.

The Danbury Whalers Kids Club is free! And, sign up is easy!

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